EVENING OF A MARTINET by Jane Oliver
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EVENING OF A MARTINET

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A first rate story of the sort of woman you would like to know. An echo of what proved a bitter tragedy in Edith Wharton's Old Maid is here breathed into new life and a semblance of completeness instead of frustration. The story of Olivia, who retired in 1932 as successful headmistress of a girls' school, and who looked back on a life lived to the full, and who succeeds in passing on to the younger generation the lesson she has learned. A book that might escape notice, as the author is relatively unknown. Have it rend by some member of your staff, as you will find numerous customers who will enjoy it.

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran